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Dj JABAone Dj
Birthplace: Busyohead, CA
Hometown: Monkeyspank, CA

Musical Influence: Marcus B, DJ Drez, DJ Demon, Ratty (Rattyhead), DJ Havik, Rhettmatic, Babu, J Rocc, Dash Eye, Miles Davis, John Coltrane's concept of Sheets of Sound, DJ Jo-iLL, Bojo, Pauze, DJ Yogurt, Gavee Gav, Neil Armstrong, Gerald Galang, Rocferd, Romali, Gasp, Pres, Quasar, Zeno, Persue, Mear, oh and your sister and the way shes all bendy and stuff... ahhh... I have way too many to name at the moment...

Bio: Jaba One (born 10 March 1940) is an American martial artist, action star, Hollywood actor, and recently, an internet phenomenon, who is best known for playing Cordell Walker on Walker, Texas Ranger.

Records I Will NEVER Get Tired of Listening To;: ANYTHING from Anita Baker (FINALLY got to see her LIVE for the first time in 2008!!!), Anything from The Whispers, Blu & Exile- Below The Heavens, Fashawn- Boy Meets World, De la Soul- Buhloone Mind State, DJ Quik- Quik Is The Name, Any Metallica PRE-The Black Album, Ice Cube- Kill At Will, Weezer- Weezer, Kam- Neva Again, Tribe- Midnight Marauders, Motley Crue- Shout At The Devil, Miles Davis- Kind of Blue, Grover Washington Jr.- All My Tomorrows, Fisticuffs- Turn My Headphones Up!!!

Currently;: Trying to find my place in this world... so far, no success...

By: JABAone

Our brother Dannu [Visionaries, Writers Block] just dropped the video for his track ‘On The Left’ off his album Virgo Summer. BIG shout out to him and the rest of the Visionaries fam. Also… keep a close eye on this video… Homegrown’s own Romali has some of his art work making a cameo appearance.

If you have not picked up Virgo Summer yet… PLEASE make sure you do that and tell people about this new vid! Help support our fam! Congrats Dan!!!

4 years ago

By: JABAwon

Shout out to the homie Jerneye, who just dropped his latest video ‘8 Immortal.’

Jern says “I know it’s been a minute since my last release, but it gives me great pleasure to share my latest single & video "8 Immortal”, and to announce I’ve been back in the studio working on my next album entitled “Invisible Visible”… I chose “8 Immortal” as the first single purely for it’s energy and vibe… To me this is one of those joints that really capture the essence of what I love most about Hip-Hop…“

Nicely done my friend…

4 years ago

By: JABAone

Highlight of last night… getting props from Daddy Rich [Richie Rich- 3rd Bass].

4 years ago

By: JABAones

So… apparently, Stevie Wonder has an Instagram [ ITSSTEVIEWONDER ] and… well… Everyone from Jaden Smith to Joe Budden and Funkmaster Flex have taken notice. With almost 7000 followers and 43 pictures into it… I can understand why. QUALITY 24/7 and HGB APPROVED!!! LOL!

[Im SO goin to hell for laughing… SMH]

4 years ago

W/ Geechi Suede [Camp Lo] and @fact135

4 years ago

By: JABAoner

BIG shout out to my fam MATTLOCKS for gettin some love on Mixcrate. Make sure you download, like and share his mixes… [HERE] Good shit, by good people… plus he lets me live in his spare bedroom so if I don;t say anything, he might kick me out. WORD!!!

4 years ago



The homie who runs an up and coming line called DEMO, just released this video, featuring BELEAF of The Brex, and artwork and cuts by HGB’s own Romali. Big ups Freddie Joachim on the beat too. What’s fresh is the song was written and inspired by Romali’s art.

Peep www.demo-daily.com www.kingsdreament.com www.thebreax.com for more info and upcoming events featuring the line, and artists in the video. WORD!

4 years ago

By: JABAjuan

Been pretty busy out here in Arizona, which is a good thing I suppose. Rocked a few shows with my dude Creed Chameleon from Hawaii… coincidentally he moved out this way too.

Pic stolen from Creed’s Instgram; @CreedChameleon @JABAone_

We just finished up this joint ‘The Dilemma,’ which is downloadable for you on Soundcloud. PEEP!!!

ANNNND tonight, I will be spinning some treats for all the gamblers at The Fort McDowell Casino… THIS should be pretty fun!

That’s it for now… I’ll be back when I have more fun stuff to share… maybe…

4 years ago

Happy Birthday Mattlocks & Fact135!!!

DJ Psychopat, JABAone, Roli Rho, Mattlocks, Fact135 and Slopfunkdust chillin outside Crave on Mill Ave in Phoenix, AZ for Over The Top Sundays… Happy Birthday Matt & Fact!!! [MANY a crossfader and MPC pads have been beat up by the gentlemen in this picture…]

4 years ago

@slopfunkdust @fact135 @mattlocks Roli Rho and myself @overthetopsundays #goodlifecloth #humancatalyst #5thplatoon #hgb #homegrownblends #rhymeandreasonradio (Taken with Instagram)

4 years ago


4 years ago

Jo_iLL makes Mixcrate Pick of the Week...

Big up my brotha Jo_iLL whos mix was picked as one of the mixes of the week last week on Mixcrate.com. This is one of my ALL time favorite mixes, filled with dancable goodness and clean cuts. I’m glad this mix got some recognition… Peep, download and like! =)

4 years ago

NEW Blame One...

By: JABAoneupinya

BIG up the homie BLAME ONE who just dropped his latest track “I,” produced by PREED ONE of Los Angeles.

Blame says; “It’s taken from the forthcoming EP… Also in the first quarter of the new year, myself and J57 will be releasing our new album mixed, mastered and FREE. Stay tuned. P.S. you can also pick up this new joint on preed’s bandcamp which is where we will be releasing the entire EP soon. http://preedone.bandcamp.com/track/i-blame-one Please feel free to share it and spread the word!! respect.”

Word up Blame! The homie always comes consistantly dope with it and “I” is another example of that freshness… Click on the image below to download and play the joint… PEEP!

4 years ago

HUGE shout out to my fam @jaytee926 and the crew at WWW.GOODLIFECLOTH.COM for the hooks on their latest run of tees. It’s like Christmas in September!!! #respect #supportthosewhosupportyou #goodlife #goodlifecloth #goodlifehawaii #hawaii #hilife #808 #goodlifeworldwidestandard#streetwear #support #tokyofresh #disgeneration #hustleharder #fameorfortune #fucka9to5 #focus (Taken with Instagram)

4 years ago


By: JABAone

Yesterday morning woke up with text messages and emails I missed from homies telling me to peep MASS APPEAL… WHAT do I find???

YES!!! A joke between myself and the homie Trackstar became a part of an article in MASS APPEAL! =) HELLA FRESSSSHHH!!!

If you DON’T know who Killums is, read the article… watch the video [down below] and get on the bandwagon son!!! [So we can pump this shit like they do in the future…]

4 years ago



BIG shout out and positive thoughts to one of the BIGGEST supporters of HGB, our homegirl GAIL GABRIEL out in Daly City. She is in for the biggest fight of her life, battling stage 4 cancer and I urge… no scratch that… I BEG that you help and support the cause.

Click around on the website WWW.GOTEAMGAIL.COM and donate, or buy a shirt or hoodie, and show some love for a fellow hip hop head. Could there be a HOMEGROWN BLENDS/TEAM GAIL project in the works??? Hmmmm… We got your back homegirl! =) GETTEM!!!

4 years ago

Ghostface and Sheek Louch dropped by the studio… (Taken with Instagram)

4 years ago

Goodies from my @humancatalyst fam… Yup yup!!! #humancatalyst #streetwear #sandiego #fam #supportthosewhosupportyou WWW.THEHUMANCATALYST.COM (Taken with Instagram)

4 years ago

Can’t wait for the homies official launch… 8-10-12 is the date!!! #humancatalyst #streetwear #supportthosewhosupportyou (Taken with Instagram)

4 years ago

by: jabaONE

Mad Lion says you’re a biter…

4 years ago
Homegrown Blends rep Mike Herana gettin press… PEEP!!! Respect the homie @Cwitch on the post…


Get to know @mikesumoto and see what he has to say on www.GoodVibesSD.com #mikesumoto #whatwouldsumotodo #sharpshooterz #whooOooeyea #yougolearntoday #youarenotthattightbabyguh #brrraaappp (Taken with Instagram)

4 years ago

NEW mix uploaded on Mixcrate. WWW.MIXCRATE.COM/JABAone DO IT!!! DOWNLOAD IT!!! And SMOOTH out witcha boy… (Taken with Instagram)

4 years ago

By: JABAonefinger

Just because I havent been on here in a while…

4 years ago


Almost 3 years old… but man… whenever I start to feel down, I bump some Kam Moye… FEEL GOOD GROWN UP SHIT…

4 years ago

HUUUUUUGE congrats to @gailsfknawesome and @jayceone… Big up my fam @djnormrocwell for lettin me be a part of this special moment for Gail and Jason… I wish you both all the best in life and love! Thank you for all of the support thought the years (Taken with Instagram)

4 years ago

My Armory Mass breddren @djelementaz gettin it in!!! (Taken with Instagram at Stax Burger Bistro)

4 years ago

by: JABAonesagain

Friday, my boy Mattlocks put me on to this 17 year old wordsmith, Joey Bada$$, and his mixtape, ‘1999.’ He goes “your boy Freddie Joachim did a track with him too I guess?”

The mixtape is dope for REAL; plus he gets DOWN on tracks produced by MF Doom, Lord Finesse, Dilla, Statik Selektah amongst others… Yeah… Joey Bada$$ is doin it right…

This morning I see Freddie posting up that Joey shot a video for that track, called 'WAVES’, which got some love on MTV?!?! That’s DEFINETLY a good look there… the mixtape is dope too… download it [HERE] and while you;’re at it, check out the video as well. WORD!!!

4 years ago

By: JABAoneski

Gettin a co-sign… okay a KIND OF co-sign by Mr. Killums… now that’s hip hop sh*t!!! LOL!!! Thanks Trackstar!

4 years ago

By: JABAonederful

Big shout out to the homie Lord Kash… connected with him at a show out here in Phoenix and DAMN this kid got spits! Check out this video he sent me… and purchase his album ‘Rebel Sound System’ here on Bandcamp too. Im really feelin this…

4 years ago

Hawaii to Arizona to the WORLD!!!

By: JABAone-uh-huh

Just got word a leak from the homie Creed Chameleon’s upcoming album dropped on 2Dopeboyz. Produced by AZ resident Mute, Creed comes through once AGAIN with HEATTTT!!!

Make sure you download it and clikc ‘LIKE’… Big up the Flip The Bird fam and Creed Chameleon!!! Keep doin it!!!

4 years ago

By: JABAonederment

Currently bumpin this tune right now by Sene featuring Blu, ‘Backboards’… YUP!!! The video just dropped a couple days ago… really diggin it. It’s another Plug Research release.

4 years ago

By: JABAonetootree

4 years ago

By: JABAoneup

Check out the homie DJ Trackstar, one of the hardest working DJs in the mixtape game… touring a city near YOU!!!

Trackstar says… “Peace fam….Sending this e-mail from just outside of Dallas, two dates under our belt on the Into the Wild Tour with El-P, Killer Mike, Mr. MFn eXquire and Despot. 22 cities to go…dates and venues are below. Follow me on twitter (@djtrackstar), Instagram (@trackstarthedj) and Facebook to keep up with our international rap adventures.

To help promote the tour, Karmaloop enlisted me to put together a mixtape of the four artists and it came out pretty damn dope. [Stream here.] [Download here.]

See you in Phoenix homeboy!!!

4 years ago

Don’t call it a comeback… #TRUE #grandreopening #bayarea #sf #haight #haightstreet #supportthosewhosupportyou @true_sf yup yup! (Taken with Instagram)

4 years ago


By: JABAone

BIG shout out, love and congrats to 2 of the MOST special people in my life… DJ Yogurt and Liz [Kashibang] tying the knot today in the 808 State… I wish I could be there with you all, but since I can’t… I am announcing your union to the world. =)

I LOVE YOU TWO AND ETHAN… and I will be there soon to see you and celebrate…

[Pic stolen from Liz’s Facebook page…]

4 years ago


By: JABAoneintheair

4 years ago

Fresh Ear Candy Fridays!

By: JABAoneindachamber

Big ups again to the fam Freddie Joachim who was quick to correct me, which I welcome if I post wrong info. I don’t know much but… the little I’d like to THINK I know, I would AT LEAST like to be correct. So, PLEASE feel free to reach out and tell when what I put is… well… incorrect!?!?

ANYWHO… just wanted to share a couple of joints I am REALLY enjoying at the moment… nothing more, nothing less… which brings me to this NEXT post…

The homies ‘Nothinless’ and 'Saviorself’ make up a duo known as OLD ENGLISH, from my part of SD… West Side National City. A couple months back they dropped this video for 'WELCOME’, produced by the homie V-Rock… I’m REALLY feelin this cut. The vid was shot in various locations around National City and San Diego, and has some of the homies from the neighborhood in it. PEEP!!!

And on the other end of the spectrum… Mello Music Group in Arizona is continuously droppin HEAT! Here’s another, their latest cut from Michigan’s 14KT, called 'Blessed.’ Check out more music at Mellomusicgroup.com

4 years ago

A Plug Research plug... WORD!

By: JABAoneandahalf

Big shout out to the Plug Research team… (Thanks Freddie Joachim for the correction…) always droppin quality gems like this new vid from Anthony Valadez. On that feel good, summer chillax tip… Make sure you LIKE the video and subscribe to their channel… Lettem know Homegrown Blends sentcha. YUPPP!

4 years ago

A third of the way done and summertime’s JUST around the corner… #stayfocused and get this thing DONE!!! #grownmanbusiness #grinding #stayinbusy #mixtape #hustlin #hgb #homegrownblends #dojosoundz #bigtroublesounds #inthelab #hiphop #soul #r&b #reggae #music #musicismybusiness #onlyalways #azlife #summertimesoundtrack (Taken with Instagram)

4 years ago

Pancho Abalos

By: JABAoneroo

Gotta say WHAT UP to my brother from another mother PANCHO ABALOS. he recently put on an art show featuring local high school artists and the opening was HUGE!

He emailed me this morning and said; “go to my on-line store to get your "Tributes” tees, stickers and prints while supplies last.

Plus, special order prints of all “Tributes” art work coming to the site soon. Don’t forget, Tributes art exhibition runs through June 30, so get down to ING DIRECT Cafe to check it out"

Support my fam right here and tellem HGB sent you. (Plus the guy who did the ‘TRIBUTES’ hand on the back of the shirt is sexy as F***!!!) YEZZIR!!!

4 years ago

reblogged from my fam DJ Daeta… YEZZIR!!!


Check us out and let’s be friends.

4 years ago

For our Hawaii peeps...

By: JABAone

The big homie DJ Bone stays active putting on some of the DOPEST shows in the HI State and here he is with ANOTHER one bringing Pigeon John to the 808.

Make sure you support this show and big up some of the featured HGB extended fam Prototype, DJ Revise, DJ Packo, the Audible Lab Rats, The Ill Hill Society and Kavet the Catalyst of Lightsleepers. RESPECT to the Got Rice Show! This is another one you’re NOT gonna wanna miss if you’re vacationing out that way.

4 years ago

In Phoenix, cheering on Oakland w @djargonaut and @kiennguyen for Argos bday… #hgb #homegrownblends #azlife #oakland #bayarea #thebay #baseball #californialove #chasefield #friday (Taken with Instagram)

4 years ago

20 years TIMELESS...

By: JABAonesie

20 years TOMORROW [June 9] one of the most INFLUENTIAL ALBUMS in hip hop history dropped… Pete Rock & CL’s ‘Mecca & The Soul Brother.’ TIMELESS MUSIC!!!

4 years ago

Big up San Jo and my Lightsleepers Camp!!!

By: JABAoner

Had to re-blog the homie Smoovgroovs… not only does Smoovie have a cameo in the vid, but the joint is fresh AND I spy my Hawaii fams [Lightsleepers] ‘Don’t Sleep’ tee, as well… Yup yup!!! Enjoy!

4 years ago

Supa Koopa - Samba EP




My HGBrethren Supa Koopa just put out a fresh 5 Track EP. In a nutshell, this EP integrates Samba samples, swingy drums, latin rhythms, and catchy classical guiar riffs, all pieced together to form a hip hop rooted/neux-retro version of Samba music. Good $hit Koop!

Download on iTunes

www.homegrownblends.com | www.smashtales.com

4 years ago


By: JABAone

SUPER DUPER SLACKIN… =/ I told the homie Blame I’d help push his latest tracks and well… I just plain forgot. =( May fault COMPLETELY… Dude just posted something on IG about how he lost the tip of his finger, or had it amputated… or it got bit off in a zombie attack or something? Okay not funny, I know… but really though…. here’s to a speedy recovery my friend…

He says ‘Here is a link to two new free Downloads “Old Flicks” and “remain wise” from the Blame One x Black Sparx free ep “7 Divine manuscripts” coming soon… www.soundcloud.com/blameone Some mellow throwback type flavor for your ears… Hope you enjoy and please feel free to spread the word! I have also attached the artwork below and here is a sendspace link http://www.sendspace.com/file/46bz5bwww.soundcloud.com/blameone Some mellow throwback type flavor for your ears… Hope you enjoy and please feel free to spread the word! I have also attached the artwork below and here is a sendspace link http://www.sendspace.com/file/46bz5b for anybody that doesn’t want to use soundcloud. P.S. New video for “classic hits” off endurance coming monday! One love!!“

new album endurance out now www.itunes.com/blameone

Instagram: Blame_one





4 years ago


By: JABAone

The homies Scatter Brain [Masters of the Universe] and V-Rock are no newbies to the scene. Scatter Brain has a long history of eatin fools on the battle scene, putting his name on the line. [as you can see… he is STILL Scatter Brain…]

V-Rock doesn’t say much, but doesn’t need to. His Beats speak for him… and he ALWAYS brings the heat!!! Plus he comes from a family that, for generations, has done a LOT for San Diego’s hip hop and Chicano communities.

The duo come back with a BRAND NEW music video heater ‘CRIMINAL MINDED’. Peep it out, leave a comment, 'LIKE’ the video, and support my dudes. Plus check out more at Scatter Brain’s website, www.activepsycho.com and on Twitter @_SCATTERBRAIN_ and on V-Rock’s site www.v-rock.bandcamp.com and Twitter @DJ_VROCK

4 years ago

#work #wdywt #igsneakercommunity #sneakers #kicks #shoes #nike #am1 #supreme #FKF #freshkickfridays #stuffthatsorange #footfetish #safari #nobootleg #airmax #1 #picturesofmyfeet #imforcingyoutolookatmyfeet #areyoureallycheckigthesehashtags (Taken with instagram)

4 years ago

Ear Candy...

By: JABAone

Really feelin The Quakers right now… I’m kinda glad Stones Throw is leaning back in this direction… ENJOY!!!

Fitta Happier feat Guilty Simpson & MED

Smoke feat Jonwayne

4 years ago

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY from RBST x Mayer Hawthorne .:Feb 14 11:.

So the fam ROBEAST is backatcha with ANOTHER ill cubeecraft creation... Endorsed by the MAYER himself AND just in time for Valentines Day... Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket What else does RBST have lined up??? STAY TUNED... TRUST ME... it will be worth the wait...

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PAID DUES 2011 .:Jan 31 11:.

P>BIG BIG ups to some of our fam BAMBU, THE VISIONARIES & BLAME ONE who you will be seeing on stage at this years PAID DUES concert... in case you havent seen the line up... PEEP!


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#KOOLHERC .:Jan 30 11:.

Just got word Kool Herc was hospitalized and needs YOUR help. Times being what they are, sadly the father of hip hop, much like myself, does not have health insurance. Hospital bills are piling up and from what DJ Premier has written, hes not doing too well.




You can make donations to;


Kool Herc Productions

PO Box 20472

Huntington Station, NY 11746

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DANNU- "VIRGO SUMMER" LP .:Jan 24 11:.

DANNU (WRITERZ BLOCK x VISIONARIES) just released his long awaited solo LP "VIRGO SUMMER".  NOW available on iTunes and available at www.ACCESSHIPHOP.com on the 15th of February.


Dan writes... "This album took me a few years to complete because life doesnt care if you need time to create an album and honestly the time it took to complete was good cleansing for my mind, body and soul. I hope you can help support my efforts even with just forwarding this to your family and friends. Stay blessed everyone as I have in being able to finish this album and still hold a steady job while helping raise my 2 kids."


Good stuff DANSKI!!! You know HOMEGROWN BLENDS ALWAYS got your back fam!








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Bamm Tronics- Jungle of Ones & Zeros .:Jan 21 11:.

Big ups my ILLAMENTAL FAM, Bamm Tronics of Triple Helix...  The JUNGLE OF ONES & ZEROS video just dropped not too long ago and you know I HAD to put it up... 


Couldnt make it to this video shoot, but PLENTY of my Illamental fam were...  MAD LOVE to my fam at Xylophone Films and Kid Heroes...  You guys DID IT AGAIN!!!



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Hawaii fam Creed Chameleon... .:Jan 18 11:.

The homie Creed shot me and Hopie Spitshard a shout on Twitter to check out one of his old freestyles.


He definelty rips the SHIT out of this familiar JUST-BLAZE beat and shouts out some of our fam; ACCESS HIP HOP, BAMBU, DJ JIMMY TACO and Hawaii legend HIGH CHIEF [Rest In Peace]...


ENJOY! And make sure you follow my fam...



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Umm... .:Jan 17 11:.

Umm... So driving today, I pulled up behind this truck with a sticker that read "Powered by Mexican"... Umm... OK... GREAT!  But shouldnt it have said "Powered by A Mexican" [SINGULAR] or "Powered by Mexicans" [PLURAL] or even "Powered by Mexico"? Maybe it would have been better if it said "Mexican powered"?  This did not sit right with me.


Its like those racer dumbasses who drive their Honda with a "Powered by Honda" sticker?  WELL DUHHHHH!!!  Hey dipshit, If you wanna impress me and let me know theres something WORTH BRAGGING ABOUT under the hood, then there BETTER be something WORTH BRAGGING ABOUT.  Something like "Powered by HAMSTERS".  Now THAT would be sticker worthy, no doubt! 


Back to my Mexican brotha here... Dont trip Im all about being down for yours... but if youre going to represent your people, AT LEAST make sure youre doing it INTELLIGENTLY.  I beg you!Photobucket


By the way... BIG shout to this cat for rockin that "BAD BOY CLUB" sticker on the STRENGTH!  I guess everyone needs to feel like they belong and apparently... this guy belongs to the BAD BOY CLUB!  Thanks for taking me back to 1985... LIFES A BEACH HOMIE!!!


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JABAone's Downloads

Drake - Best I Ever (JABAone Remix) [8 mb]
JABAone mashes up Drake's "Best I Ever Had" inna reggae style! REEEWIIIND!

The Catch [5 mb]
New music from The Vox Merger f/ Far East Movement, Produced by Illmind. Cuts by DJ Jabaone

Jaba One's Mixtape Sessions Live Set [37 mb]
Jaba One's Mixtape Session live set recorded 8/20/2006

JabaOne on 889 illfonix [54 mb]
JabaOne's set on the 88.9FM illfonix show in San Diego